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Friday February 5, 2016

Friday February 5, 2016


Indianapolis Colts: Arkansas running backs coach / special teams coordinator Jemal Singleton will be the running backs coach for the Colts, per SI.

Nebraska: Defensive line coach Hank Hughes will not return.

Utah State: Steve Farmer, who previously served as offensive coordinator / offensive line at Louisiana-Monroe, has been hired as offensive line coach, according to multiple reports.

Ferris State (D-II - MI): Ferris State is looking to hire an assistant head coach / co-defensive coordinator. The Assistant Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator of Football is responsible for assisting the head Coach in recruiting, training, and coaching members of the football team. This position is responsible for coaching the linebacker position and all aspects of coordinating a defense. Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept, a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, effective leadership, communication, coaching and recruiting skills are required. A minimum of 5 years' experience coaching college football and a minimum of 1 year as a defensive coordinator at the collegiate level. For a complete posting or to apply, access the electronic applicant system here.

Scoop him up:Matt Adkins is currently the passing game coordinator at Southern Oregon (NAIA), where he has tutored five All-Americans and made two appearances in the NAIA national championship games, winning the title in 2014. Adkins also spent a few seasons overseas as the head coach / offensive coordinator for the Carlstad Crusaders, where they won two national titles and finished in the top 5 in Europe both seasons. Adkins also has his hands in the video production at SOU, where they took home our Video of the Year Award a few seasons ago. His ultimate goal is to land a graduate assistant or intern position at an FBS or FCS program, and he's worked under Craig Howard, Jim Nagle, and Chris Fisk. You can reach coach Adkins at

Louisville: Head coach Bobby Petrino has announced the additions of Nick Petrino and Cort Dennison to the staff. Dennison, on staff in a recruiting role, will serve as assistant secondary coach and Petrino will coach the wide receivers.

Guilford College (D-III - NC): Per source,David Clark has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator / DBs coach, Jordan Farmer will coach the LBs, Kevin Mill will move from centers and guards to offensive line coach, and Brad Davis will continue to work with the offensive line (tackles and tight ends).

North Carolina: Per source, Kansas State graduate assistant and former offensive lineman Zach Hanson has accepted a similar position on the UNC staff.

Wake Forest: Cornell secondary coach / director of recruiting Greg Jones has accepted a defensive graduate assistant job, per source.

Virginia-Lynchburg (NAIA): Virginia University of Lynchburg invites applicants for the appointment of a (2) graduate assistant football coaching opportunities. Requirements include: A bachelors degree with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional communication skills and organizational efficiency. Qualifications include: acceptance into the Masters of Business or Masters of Divinity Program. Compensation includes full tuition, meals, and housing. Application Process: Interested applicants must successfully pass a background check. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and references to Bobby Ladner at No phone calls please.

Colorado State: Offensive graduate assistant Joe Cox has been promoted to tight ends coach.

Oregon: Former Oregon offensive lineman Ramsen Golpashin has joined the staff as an offensive graduate assistant working with the offensive line.

USC: Pat Haden is retiring as athletic director, the school has announced, effective June 30th, 2016. Haden has agreed to a one-year term working closely with USC President C.L. Max Niklais to guide the renovation of the LA Memorial Coliseum beginning July 1, 2016.

Arizona: According to the Arizona Daily Star, new defensive coordinator Marcel Yates is expected to receiver a multi-year deal worth $500k a year and that Arizona will pay his $75k buyout to Boise State. The report also states that co-offensive coordinator / running backs / associate head coach Calvin Magee is getting a $20k bump to bring his annual salary to $520k and he will also get a multi-year deal.

Temple: George DeLeone, the former offensive line coach for the Browns, has joined the staff as offensive line coach / run game coordinator, according to multiple reports.

Greensboro College (D-III - NC): Per source, Andrew Chau is joining the staff as defensive coordinator. He takes over for Matt Runyans who has left the program after nine seasons.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH):Heidelberg University has open dates on 2017 and 2018. Looking for a week 1 game away in 2017 and at Heidelberg in 2018. Please send emails to or call 419.448.2178.

Furman (FCS - SC): Furman is looking to hire a video coordinator / assistant DFO. More details on the Ops Scoop page.

Princeton: Princeton Football: Princeton University Football is seeking applicants for a football social media coordinator. Applicants should be proficient in the use of Photoshop, InDesign (or other graphic design software), Excel, Visio, Word, and Power Point. Applicants should be proficient in all social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.). Duties will include but are not limited to the following: organizing and preparing the social media football calendar, production of the social media/recruiting graphics, daily monitoring and posting on all social media platforms, and assistance in daily football operations. Experience working in a college program is preferred. Applicants should contact Mike Cerullo at with a resume, personal information and submit a few samples of your best work. We are looking to hire immediately. Housing, meals and benefits are not included. Please no phone calls.

Angelo State (D-II - TX): Former Texas State wide receivers coach Jason Johnson has accepted the same position at Angelo State, per source.

Newberry College (D-II - SC): Former defensive line coach Willie Offord, who coached the defensive line last season, has been named head coach at North Marion HS (FL).

Rutgers: Head coach Chris Ash has announced that Jafar Williams and Zak Kuhr are switching roles. Kuhr, who was hired to coach the receivers, will move to running backs, and Williams will move to wide receivers after coaching the running backs for the past two weeks.

Ohio State: Per source, Youngstown State (FCS - OH) tight ends coach Kyle Brey has accepted an offensive quality control coaching position on the Ohio State staff.

Michigan: Prattville HS (AL) assistant Antonio "Bam" Richards has joined Jim Harbaugh's staff as an offensive analyst.

Averett University (D-III - VA): Guilford College (D-III - NC) co-defensive coordinator Treiston Burnette is the new defensive coordinator at Averett, per source.

California: Sources tell us Cal is working to add Jake Spavital as offensive coordinator. Read more here.

Morehouse College (D-II - GA): Per source, Colquitt County HS (GA) wide receivers coach Josh Crawford has accepted the offensive coordinator position.

Boston College: Steve Addazio moved quickly to fill his open staff positions. Paul Pasqualoni has been announced as defensive line coach and former Eagle Rich Gunnell as wide receivers coach. Tight ends coach Frank Leonard has been promoted to assistant head coach, while special teams coordinator Al Washington will work with the defensive line and former Eagle Ricky Brown has been announced as recruiting specialist/quality control.

Duke: David Cutcliffe has announced the addition of Ben Albert (who spent the past three seasons at Boston College coaching the defensive line) as associate defensive coordinator / defensive line coach, and also that assistant defensive coordinator / outside linebackers / defensive ends coach Jim Collins will move into the role of director of football relations and special assistant to the head coach. Collins had been a part of the Duke coaching staff for 14 seasons during three different stints.

Louisiana Tech: Per Jonathan Ford, Boston College wide receivers coach Todd Fitch will be the new receivers coach at Louisiana Tech. We understand he will have the offensive coordinator title as well.

Lake Forest (D-III - IL): Lake Forest College is accepting applications for a position coaching the quarterbacks. Candidates must have the following qualifications: Bachelors Degree (Masters preferred), must have played or coaches QB at the collegiate level, must have demonstrated successful recruiting, must possess an understanding of Division III athletics. Resume, letter of application, and three reference contacts should be sent to offensive coordinator Ted Soenksen at No phone call inquiries at this time. Materials must be submitted by 2/14 for full consideration.

Prairie View A&M (FCS - TX): Sources tell FootballScoop that head coach Willie Simmons has turned down the opportunity to join Jay Hopson's staff at Southern Miss as offensive coordinator, and will remain at Prairie View A&M.

Louisiana Lafayette: Wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Jorge Munoz has been promoted to offensive coordinator and John Simon has been hired to coach the wide receivers. Simon spent the past three seasons at Southern Miss, where he coached the running backs for Todd Monken.

Presentation (NAIA - SD): Presentation College, a NAIA school that plays in the North Star Athletic Association, is looking for an opponent for the 2016-17 seasons. We have filled a few of the dates from the previous post, and now need an opponent for Sept. 17 (or possibly Aug 27). Preferences are for a home and home, regional, NAIA or NCAA Division III opponent. Please direct your inquires to head coach Andy Carr at

Lake Forest (D-III - IL): Lake Forest passing game coordinator / quarterbacks coach Chris Messina has left the staff for an opportunity outside of coaching.

Wheaton College (D-III - IL): Wheaton College is looking for a full-time defensive coach. This is a 12-month benefited position. Experience coaching Linebackers is preferred, but also open to candidates with Defensive Back experience. Candidates must uphold the strong Christian mission of Wheaton College. Email Defensive Coordinator Jordan Langs at if interested.

McKendreee (D-II - IL): McKendree is looking to hire two graduate assistants to help coach an offensive skills position, and defensive line. Position includes tuition assistance and small stipend. Candidate must have at least a 3.0 GPA in college, and get into the master’s program at the school. Candidates can send resume and references to Joe Betasso at

Fullerton College (JC - CA): Fullerton College is looking for an offensive line coach $3,000-$7,000 stipend (non degree) OR potential part-time instructor ($25,000). Must have proper degree: Minimum FSA qualifications require a Master’s in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education; OR Bachelor’s in any of the above AND equivalent. Please contact Tim Byrnes (714)992-7473 or